Brighton Fringe at British Airways i360

Looking for some inspiration on which Fringe events to attend this year?

With just a few days to go until Brighton Fringe 2019 opens, we thought we would give you a round-up of the fantastic fringe events happening here at British Airways i360.

In the pod

Vanguard Readings – Friday 10th May, from 7:30pm

Glide gently up to 138m and hear tomorrow’s authors today! Take in the ever changing colours on the horizon as the sun sets into the sea, while listening to the latest works from alumni of the prestigious Faber Academy with their latest stop on #VanguardOnTour.  Includes two 45-minute pod flights.

The line-up includes:

  • Molly Flatt
  • Lesley Kara
  • Colette McBeth
  • Trisha Sakhlecha
  • Stephanie Scott
  • Helen Trevorrow

Price: £15 per person (12+ years and over)

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At ground level

Funny Women Showcase – Tuesday 23rd May, from 7pm

Join us for a showcase featuring some of the best new female comedy talent in the UK today. See an exciting array of hilarious women who have come through the acclaimed Funny Women Awards ahead of this year’s competition!

The line-up includes:

Headliner: Miss London Hughes (2009 Funny Women Awards winner)

  • Chloe Petts (2017 Funny Women Awards runner-up)
  • Harriet Braine (2016 Funny Women Awards winner)
  • Sadia Azmat (2011 Funny Women Awards finalist)
  • Micky Overman (2016 Funny Women Awards finalist)

Price: £12 per person (14+ years and over)

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Writing Workshop with Richard Skinner – Friday 10th May, from 12pm

Are you a budding novelist? Then we have the perfect Fringe event for you.

Our beachfront event space overlooking the West Pier provides the perfect writer’s paradise for a workshop with Richard Skinner – novelist and director of the Fiction Programme at Faber Academy.

Richard will be sharing novel-writing insight, tips, strategies and stimuli, drawing upon his inspiring new guide ‘Writing a Novel: Bring Your Ideas to Life The Faber Academy Way.’

Price: £8 per person (12+ years and over)

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At West Beach Bar & Kitchen  

Joke Club Comedy Week – Saturday 18th May to Friday 21st May, from 7pm

Join us in our beachside restaurant for great food and great comedy, as West Beach Bar & Kitchen partners up with Joke Club to bring a week of comedy entertainment to this year’s Fringe Festival.

Each evening will be packed full of stand-up comedians with well-known headline acts such as Steve Hewlett, Phil Reid and Curtis Walker. As well as introducing some new faces to our city’s incredible Fringe.

Price: £10 per person (18+ years and over)

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